Jazz Real Book
Essential Jazz Standards
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This collection from Belwin Jazz includes 228 essential jazz tunes and standards. Ideal for gigs, jam sessions, club dates/casuals, or study and analysis, this professional-quality legal resource features clear lead sheets with accurate chord symbols, as well as suggested substitute chord progressions. Created for individuals, teachers, and instrumental/vocal groups, this book is an invaluable tool for all musicians!
TITLE COMPOSER
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Ain't Misbehavin' (from "Ain't Misbehavin'") Fats Waller (composer); Andy Razaf (lyricist); Harry Brooks (composer)
Pennies from Heaven Johnny Burke (lyricist); Arthur Johnston (composer)
Birdland Josef Zawinul (composer)
The More I See You (from "Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe") Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Emily Johnny Mandel (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Blue Moon Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
In Your Own Sweet Way Dave Brubeck (composer)
Willow Weep for Me Ann Ronell (composer)
Gentle Rain Luiz Bonfa (composer); Matt Dubey (lyricist)
A-Tisket A-Tasket Ella Fitzgerald (composer); Van Alexander (composer)
Bye Bye Blackbird Ray Henderson (composer); Mort Dixon (lyricist)
St. Louis Blues W. C. Handy (composer)
Day In Day Out Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Rube Bloom (composer)
East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) Brooks Bowman (composer)
I Could Write a Book (from "Pal Joey") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
A Foggy Day (In London Town) George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Blue Rondo a la Turk Dave Brubeck (composer)
Night Train Jimmy Forrest (composer); Oscar Washington (lyricist); Lewis Simpkins (lyricist)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Have You Met Miss Jones? Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
I Can't Get Started Vernon Duke (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
The Jitterbug Waltz (Instrumental Version) Fats Waller (composer)
You Stepped Out of a Dream Nacio Herb Brown (composer); Gus Kahn (lyricist)
Red Clay Freddie Hubbard (composer)
The Red Door Gerry Mulligan (composer); Zoot Sims (composer)
Bye Bye Blues David Bennett (composer); Bert Lowe (composer); Chauncey Gray (composer); Fred Hamm (composer)
Listen Here Eddie Harris (composer)
Shiny Stocking Frank Foster (composer)
Whisper Not Benny Golson (composer)
The Man in the Green Shirt Josef Zawinul (composer)
Bolivia Cedar A. Walton (composer)
Mercy Mercy Josef Zawinul (composer)
Cold Duck Time Eddie Harris (composer)
Young and Fine Josef Zawinul (composer)
Freedom Jazz Dance Eddie Harris (contributor)
St. James Infirmary Joe Primrose (arranger)
West Coast Blues Wes Montgomery (composer)
A Remark You Made Josef Zawinul (composer)
Robbin’s Nest Charles Thompson (composer); Illinois Jacquet (composer)
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home
What Is This Thing Called Love? (from "Wake Up and Dream") Cole Porter (composer)
Tiny Capers Clifford Brown (composer)
Johnny Come Lately Billy Strayhorn (composer)
The Best Is Yet to Come Carolyn Leigh (lyricist); Cy Coleman (composer)
Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
Fascinating Rhythm George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Charmed Circle Cedar A. Walton (composer)
As Time Goes By (from "Casablanca") Herman Hupfeld (composer)
Anthropology Dizzy Gillespie (contributor); Charlie Parker (contributor)
My Foolish Heart Victor Young (composer); Ned Washington (lyricist)
Caravan (Vocal) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist); Juan Tizol (composer)
Like Someone in Love Johnny Burke (composer); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
The Shadow of Your Smile (from "The Sandpiper") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Johnny Mandel (composer)
I'm Old Fashioned (Lyric Version) Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Jerome Kern (composer)
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (from "Seven Lively Arts") Cole Porter (composer)
Cute (Instrumental) Neal Hefti (composer)
Early Autumn Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Woody Herman (composer); Ralph Burns (contributor)
I Let a Song Go out of My Heart Henry Nemo (composer); Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (composer); John Redmond (composer)
Speak Low Kurt Weill (composer); Ogden Nash (lyricist)
Hot House Tadd Dameron (composer)
Dat Dere (Instrumental Version) Bobby Timmons (composer)
Boplicity Miles Davis (composer); Gil Evans (composer)
Two for the Road (from "Two for the Road") Leslie Bricusse (lyricist); Henry Mancini (composer)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (from "Damsel in Distress") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Invitation Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Bronislau Kaper (composer)
There Is No Greater Love Isham Jones (composer); Marty Symes (composer)
On Green Dolphin Street Bronislau Kaper (composer); Ned Washington (lyricist)
I Love Paris (from "Can-Can") Cole Porter (composer)
I've Got You Under My Skin (from "Born to Dance") Cole Porter (composer)
Easy to Love (from "Anything Goes") Cole Porter (composer)
All of You (from "Silk Stockings") Cole Porter (composer)
(Back Home Again In) Indiana James Hanley (composer); Ballard MacDonald (lyricist)
Spring Is Here Richard Rodgers (contributor); Lorenz Hart (contributor)
Li'l Darlin' Neal Hefti (composer)
Makin' Whoopee (from "Whoopee") Walter Donaldson (composer); Gus Kahn (lyricist)
How High the Moon Nancy Hamilton (lyricist); Morgan Lewis (composer)
Falling in Love with Love (from "The Boys from Syracuse") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile) Carlos Santana (composer); Tom Coster (composer)
The Lamp Is Low Peter DeRose (composer); Mitchell Parish (lyricist); Bert Shefter (composer)
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist); Sigmund Romberg (composer)
It's Only a Paper Moon Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist); Billy Rose (lyricist)
It Had to Be You Isham Jones (composer); Gus Kahn (lyricist)
Impressions John Coltrane (composer)
Mr. PC John Coltrane (composer)
Recorda Me (Remember Me) Joe Henderson (contributor)
Naima John Coltrane (composer)
In a Silent Way Josef Zawinul (composer)
Wave Antonio Carlos Jobim (composer)
Countdown John Coltrane (composer)
Fried Bananas Dexter Gordon (composer)
Begin the Beguine (from "Jubilee") Cole Porter (composer)
Avalon Buddy DeSylva (lyricist); Al Jolson (lyricist); Vincent Rose (composer)
'Round Midnight Thelonious Monk (composer); Bernard D. Hanighen (composer); Cootie Williams (composer)
Secret Love (from "Calamity Jane") Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Sammy Fain (composer)
Lazy Bird John Coltrane (composer)
Night and Day (from "Gay Divorcee") Cole Porter (composer)
Anything Goes (from "Anything Goes") Cole Porter (composer)
Body and Soul Robert Sour (lyricist); Edward Heyman (lyricist); Frank Eyton (lyricist); John Green (composer)
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
What's New? Bob Haggart (composer); Johnny Burke (lyricist)
Some Other Time (from "On the Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Star Dust Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Mitchell Parish (lyricist)
Adieu Tristesse a/k/a A Felicidade Antonio Carlos Jobim (composer); Vinicius De Moraes (composer)
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)
But Not for Me (from "Girl Crazy") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Moondance Van Morrison (composer)
The Man I Love (from "Strike Up the Band") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Yardbird Suite Charlie Parker (composer)
Confirmation Charlie Parker (composer)
Scrapple from the Apple Charlie Parker (composer)
Lulu's Back in Town Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
Quiet Now Suzi Stern (contributor); Denny Zeitlin (contributor)
Bernie's Tune Bernie Miller (contributor)
Summer Wind Hans Bradtke (lyricist); Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Henry Mayer (composer)
The Duke Dave Brubeck (composer)
Blue Train John Coltrane (composer)
Sweet Georgia Brown Maceo Pinkard (composer); Ben Bernie (composer); Kenneth Casey (composer)
Misty (Vocal) Erroll Garner (composer); Johnny Burke (lyricist)
Au Privave Charlie Parker (composer)
In Walked Bud Thelonious Monk (composer)
Moment's Notice John Coltrane (contributor)
The Days of Wine and Roses Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Henry Mancini (composer)
Giant Steps John Coltrane (composer)
I Get a Kick Out of You (from "Anything Goes") Cole Porter (composer)
Love for Sale (from "The New Yorkers") Cole Porter (composer)
Mack the Knife Kurt Weill (composer); Marc Blitzstein (lyricist); Berthold Brecht (lyricist)
Alone Together Arthur Schwartz (composer); Howard Dietz (lyricist)
The Birth of the Blues (from "George White's Scandals") Lew Brown (lyricist); Buddy DeSylva (lyricist); Ray Henderson (composer)
Blues in the Night Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Ornithology Charlie Parker (composer); Bennie Harris (composer)
Some Other Blues John Coltrane (contributor)
My Little Suede Shoes Charlie Parker (composer)
Four on Six Wes Montgomery (composer)
Jeannine Duke Pearson (composer)
Jive Samba Nat Adderley (composer)
Bloomdido Charlie Parker (composer)
Upper Manhattan Medical Group a/k/a UMMG Billy Strayhorn (composer)
Road Song Wes Montgomery (composer)
Blues March Benny Golson (composer)
Este Seu Olhar Antonio Carlos Jobim (composer)
The Intrepid Fox Freddie Hubbard (composer)
Little Sunflower Freddie Hubbard (composer)
Perdido (Vocal Version) Ervin Drake (lyricist); Juan Tizol (composer); Hans Lengsfelder (lyricist)
Raincheck Billy Strayhorn (composer)
Jordu Duke Jordan (composer)
Clockwise Cedar A. Walton (composer)
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (from "My Fair Lady") Frederick Loewe (composer); Alan Jay Lerner (lyricist)
I Loves You, Porgy (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (lyricist); Dorothy Heyward (lyricist)
It's a Raggy Waltz Dave Brubeck (composer)
Here's That Rainy Day Johnny Burke (lyricist); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
Minnie, the Moocher Irving Mills (composer); Cab Calloway (composer)
Sweet Lorraine Mitchell Parish (lyricist); Cliff Burwell (composer)
That's All (from "Tootsie") Bob Haymes (composer); Alan Brandt (composer)
Good Bait Count Basie (composer); Tadd Dameron (composer)
Just Friends Sam M. Lewis (lyricist); John Klenner (composer)
Now's the Time Charlie Parker (composer)
Skylark Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Tickle Toe (Instrumental) a/k/a Tickletoe Lester Young (composer)
Beautiful Love Haven Gillespie (lyricist); Victor Young (composer); Egbert Van Alstyne (composer)
How About You? Burton Lane (composer); Ralph Freed (lyricist)
Java Jive Ben Oakland (composer); Milton Drake (lyricist)
Oh, Lady Be Good! George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) Quincy Jones (composer); Benny Golson (composer)
Stompin' at the Savoy (Vocal Version) Benny Goodman (composer); Andy Razaf (lyricist); Edgar Sampson (composer); Chick Webb (composer)
'S Wonderful (from "Funny Face") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Michel Legrand (composer); Alan Bergman (lyricist); Marilyn Bergman (lyricist)
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (from "Something to Shout About") Cole Porter (composer)
Lush Life Billy Strayhorn (composer)
But Beautiful Johnny Burke (lyricist); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
After You've Gone Henry Creamer (contributor); Turner Layton (contributor)
Old Devil Moon (from "Finian's Rainbow") Burton Lane (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Satin Doll (Vocal Version) Billy Strayhorn (composer); Johnny Mercer (composer); Duke Ellington (composer)
Just in Time (from "Bells Are Ringing") Jule Styne (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
When I Fall in Love Victor Young (composer); Edward Heyman (lyricist)
Polka Dots and Moonbeams Johnny Burke (lyricist); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
My Ship (from "Lady in the Dark") Kurt Weill (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Come Rain or Come Shine Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Work Song Oscar Brown, Jr. (composer); Nat Adderley (composer)
Pure Imagination (from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") Leslie Bricusse (composer); Anthony Newley (composer)
Once I Loved Antonio Carlos Jobim (composer); Ray Gilbert (lyricist); Vinicius De Moraes (lyricist)
Up Jumped Spring Freddie Hubbard (composer)
Unit 7 Sam Jones (composer)
Take Five Paul Desmond (composer)
The Chicken Alfred James Ellis (composer)
Take the "A" Train Billy Strayhorn (composer)
Prelude to a Kiss Irving Gordon (lyricist); Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)
Love Is Here to Stay (from "Goldwyn Follies") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
At Last Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Limehouse Blues (Instrumental Version) Philip Braham (composer)
Gone with the Wind Allie Wrubel (composer); Herbert Magidson (composer)
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most Tommy Wolf (composer); Fran Landesman (lyricist)
A Day in the Life of a Fool (Manha de Carnaval) Luiz Bonfa (composer); Carl Sigman (lyricist)
Stars Fell on Alabama Mitchell Parish (lyricist); Frank Perkins (composer)
Chelsea Bridge Billy Strayhorn (composer)
Sophisticated Lady Duke Ellington (composer); Mitchell Parish (composer); Irving Mills (composer)
Poinciana Buddy Bernier (lyricist); Nat Simon (composer)
I'm Beginning to See the Light Don R. George (composer); Duke Ellington (composer); Johnny Hodges (composer); Harry James (composer)
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Angel Eyes Matt Dennis (contributor); Earl Brent (contributor)
Blue and Sentimental Jerry Livingston (composer); Count Basie (composer); Mack David (composer)
In a Sentimental Mood (Vocal Version) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist); Manny Kurtz (lyricist)
Azure Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (composer)
Mood Indigo Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (composer); Albany Bigard (composer)
Isfahan (from "Impressions of the Far East") Duke Ellington (composer); Billy Strayhorn (contributor)
Line for Lyons Gerry Mulligan (composer)
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) (from "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever") Burton Lane (composer); Alan Jay Lerner (lyricist)
This Can't Be Love (from "The Boys from Syracuse") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
I Thought About You Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
It Ain't Necessarily So (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
Jive at Five Count Basie (composer); Harry "Sweets" Edison (composer)
I Love You (from "Mexican Hayride") Cole Porter (composer)
Inner Urge Joe Henderson (composer)
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You Ned Washington (lyricist); George Bassman (composer)
Lester Leaps In Lester Young (composer)
Close Your Eyes Bernice Petkere (contributor)
Honeysuckle Rose Andy Razaf (lyricist); Thomas "Fats" Waller (composer)
In a Mellow Tone (Vocal Version) Duke Ellington (composer); Milt Gabler (lyricist)
Donna Lee Charlie Parker (composer)
Duke's Place Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Thiele (lyricist); Ruth Roberts (lyricist); Bill Katz (lyricist)
Epistrophy Thelonious Monk (composer); Kenny Clarke (composer)
Desafinado Antonio Carlos Jobim (composer); Jon Hendricks (lyricist); Jessie Cavanaugh (lyricist); Newton Mendonca (lyricist)
They Can't Take That Away from Me (from "Shall We Dance") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
The Party's Over (from "Bells Are Ringing") Jule Styne (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Star Eyes Don Raye (composer); Gene Depaul (composer)
This Masquerade Leon Russell (composer)